Canadian Alliance for Skills and Training in Lifesciences (CASTL)


Canadian Alliance for Skills and Training in Lifesciences (CASTL)

The Canadian Alliance for Skills and Training in Life Sciences (CASTL) is a national skills and training organisation formed to address the talent needs of the Canadian life sciences sector. Specialising in biopharmaceutical manufacturing, CASTL delivers on the economic and sectoral demand for individuals who have the technical skills to enter, thrive and meet the needs of the fast-growing Canadian biomanufacturing industry. With multiple GMP-like biomanufacturing training facilities, CASTL provides industry informed practical hands-on training, theoretical knowledge and e-learning. CASTL is the exclusive provider of the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) licensed training programs in Canada. Based in Ireland, NIBRT develops and delivers state-of-the-art training and education programs for the world’s leading biopharmaceutical manufacturing companies and partner academic institutions. CASTL is supported by National Lead Partner adMare BioInnovations and its adMare Academy. The adMare Academy is dedicated to providing the specialized training required to foster the next generation of highly qualified personnel who will drive the growth of Canadian life science companies.



Charlottetown, PE

Montreal, QC

Richmond, BC

If you’d like to discuss any aspect of the Global Partners Programme with CASTL please contact the team directly.